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Browse to learn how to gain internal control with your accounting policies and procedures. Discover how a quality management system can improve your company. Or see why updated documentation is crucial to performance and continuous process improvement. Here, you will find important topics that affect you and your business. We add a new articles frequently, so check back for the latest news and information. We gladly welcome your suggestions and feedback!

Information Security Policy, How do you Write One? - No data security system is completely airtight but if you take these ten easy steps, you'll minimize or eliminate the majority of threats to your IT system.
Creating an Accounting Manual Creating Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual - What should be in you accounting manual so it is the most useful to your organization?
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What’s the Difference Between Procedures and Work Instructions? - Knowing the difference can help you understand the documentation process much better and develop outstanding documentation.
How to Solve Problems by Thinking Outside the Box - Thinking Outside the Box can be done using these problem sovling mthods.
How to Improve Process Control with Six Sigma Tools - Do you know how to improve process controls? Six Sigma tools can decrease variability and increase quality in your processes.
What Are the Root Causes of Business Problems? - Problems manifest themselves in many ways but to truly solve a What are the top ten root causes to most problems you will encounter?
What Are 10 Leading Indicators for Measuring Organizational Success? - Should organizations focus on revenue, profit, and growth as "Key" measures of success?
How to Achieve Alignment Through Clear Strategies and Tactics - Do you know how strategies and tactics fulfill objectives? Learn how all of these should align in your business, department, or organization.
What Are the 10 Best Reasons for Writing Procedures? - While "the threat of fines and other penalties if you don't" seems like a pretty good reason, it doesn't fall under the 10 best reasons for writing procedures.
How to Create Policies and Procedures Strategy - Your policies and procedures are your strategy. If you donƒ't have time to adjust your policies and procedures for the new strategy, then how do you expect to achieve your new strategy with outdated policies and procedures?
How to Write Procedures for Results - Don't just write about your tasks, learn how to Get results from your procedures.
What Is Business Process Management? - Business Process Management (BPM) is the medium that transforms ideas into intellectual property.
What Is the Purpose of a Procedure Manual? - What's the purpose of a procedure manual? It can achieve a number of benefits for your organization such as improving employee training time and more.
Are You Solving Problems or Improving Processes? - Solving problems may be an important thing to do, but it is not the same as improving processes. Why is this so? How do we improve processes?
Why Do We Have Processes and Procedures? - Compliance and meeting operational needs are two very important reasons for implementing a system of policies and procedures.
How Much Time Does an ISO System Require Annually? - There is no simple answer to the question of the time commitment for an ISO Quality Management System. There are a number of variables to consider including the ISO standard,...
What Are 7 Ways to Facilitate Change Within Your Organization - You want or need to get change going within your organization, but how do you get started? Learn ways to facilitate change.
Is Your Management Strategy Working? - This is what management strategy is all about -- what you're NOT going to do as much as what you ARE going to do.
Final Steps in Achieving ISO 9001 Certification - Putting an ISO 9001 Quality Management System in place is manageable when done is stages. Clause 7 record keeping is extensive, and it makes sense to save it for the last phase.
ISO 9001 Clause 5 & 7 Leadership - Phase three if implementing an ISO system is as much about understanding and awareness as it is about creating new processes and documentation.
iso 9001 2015 corrective action process map What Is ISO Continual Improvement? - Implementing a ISO 9001 Quality Management System is more manageable when you break it down into phases. The second phase is putting continual improvement processes in place.
ISO QMS PDCA Creating ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems - Put in place a project plan to implement an ISO 9001 Quality Management System. Use the requirements to guide the process.
ISO 9001:2015 Transition Plan - ISO 9001:2015 Transition Plan is not that hard for those that are preforming Advanced Quality Planning (AQP) to address risk based thinking. ISO 9001:2015 changes include the numbering to the clauses,...
ISO 9001 2015 Changes - While previous changes to ISO 9001 varied in significance, the latest ISO 9001:2015 changes to the ISO 9001:2008 standard introduced some new important changes.